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Draft Web Identithy Working Group Charter for Discussion

From: Harry Halpin <hhalpin@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 18:53:36 +0100 (BST)
Message-ID: <6c1a867ec4b3a3a3dd8ea552eb6dcb4b.squirrel@webmail-mit.w3.org>
To: public-identity@w3.org

While its still not fully baked, we'd like to open the discussion on the
list over this draft charter for a "Web Identity" Working Group:


Everything is fair game - I'm not quite comfortable even with the Working
Group name. Also, there are issues of how we should scope this, whether or
not we should split the work into two WGs (one for a Crypto API and
another for a higher-level identity API and hooks for device/browser-aware
authentication) or stick it in one WG - and of course relations to other
standards bodies.

Also, if any of you are near Silicon Valley we can discuss this in person
at the W3C Technical Plenary on Nov 1st. I'll send that email out in one

And if anyone is at Internet Identity Workshop I'm here to discuss the

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